Winter Reading For Kids & Young Adults

Looking for holiday inspiration for gifts for the good little kids and teens on your list? We’ve got book suggestions for the littlest readers and most mature young adults alike.

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Winter Reading Show

E. Ethelbert Miller, Barbara Hoffert and Mary Kay Zuravleff round up their favorite novels, short stories and nonfiction of 2013.

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Summer Reading For Kids & Young Adults

Whether your kids are reluctant readers or literature lovers, Monica Hesse and Edie Ching have suggestions for series, picture books and novels the whole family can read together at the beach or in the backyard hammock.

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Summer Reading Show

Novels, biographies and thrillers you’ll want to pack for your next vacation, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Recommendations by editor Barbara Hoffert, bookstore owner Eileen McGervey and freelance writer John Wilwol.

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Books Set In Washington, D.C.

The D.C. area has been the backdrop for many books, whether short stories, novels or nonfiction. Our guests highlight the best books set primarily in and around Washington, including those penned by authors with local roots and books with strong allusions and mentions to the area.

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The Push For Public Restrooms In D.C.

Thursday, Mar 16 2017Washington, D.C. has four public restrooms downtown. A local housing advocacy group is now pushing for more public restroom accommodations –not only for the homeless, but for tourists as well.